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Thursday April 24, 2014
10:00 AM
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Saks Fifth Avenue

Zang Toi will present his glamorous fall 2014 collection inspired by "Shanghai in the 1930s" at Saks Fifth Avenue.

10:00 AM
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Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival Location

The Fifth Annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival: Wines From Around the World is moving to a new, bigger venue located at 21st and Market, allowing extra space for ...

11:00 AM

Special guest Barbara Pierce Bush, CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps will address "One Person Can Make a Difference: Confronting Today's Global Health Challenges." Global Health Corp was ...

11:00 AM

Various Locations

"Dining Out For Life" is an annual fundraising event involving the participation of restaurants throughout the city. To participate, a restaurant agrees to donate a percentage of their food sales ...

11:30 AM

River Oaks Country Club

Celebrate ChildBuilders' 40 years of service to the Houston community. Judge Ed and Gwen Emmett and their family will be honored with the Amazing Grace Award, an award named in ...

11:30 AM

Private Location

Workshop Houston, a youth development organization that provides unique hands-on creative programs to students in Houston's Third Ward, recognizes individuals whose accomplishments stand as a shining beacon for the ...

11:30 AM

This second annual luncheon will feature Kinder Institute co-director Stephen Klineberg as he presents the official release of the 2014 Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey, followed by a brief film ...

12:15 PM

Crain Garden Lobby at Methodist Hospital

The Eisenhower High School Jazz Band performs a free concert at Houston Methodist as part of the Margaret Alkek Williams Crain Garden Performance Series.

5:00 PM

Esperson Gallery

Richard Blanco (Chicago) and Steven Silverstein (Paris and Los Angeles) come together for their first exhibit in Texas. Seemingly two-dimensional, their works on canvas, paper, paint and photography are richly ...

5:30 PM

Limb Design

During this talk, Doug Williams, president of Fuse 5, will cover a range of writing topics including media writing, persuasive writing, social media writing, newsletter writing, crisis communication, effective written ...

5:30 PM

This imagining of the real-life marriage of Gustav Mahler (Johannes Silberschneider) and his tempestuous wife Alma Schindler Mahler (Barbara Romaner) is a sensory feast of art, sex and celebrity in ...

6:00 PM

Silver Street Studios

The event promotes and highlights the natural synergies that take place when artists join forces to relate the human experience through their respective mediums. FabriFaction 2014 will weave the magic ...

6:30 PM

Anson Aviation - Sugar Land Regional Airport

Taste, sip and enjoy cocktails created by five of local mixologists as they compete for a $1,000 prize. One recipe will be named the official cocktail of the 11th ...

6:30 PM
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This series of wine-tasting seminars complements the exhibitions The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and Georges Braque: A Retrospective. Each program ...

6:30 PM

Restaurants from around Houston will offer samples of their best tacos, and all attendees at the Taco Tasting will be able to vote for their favorite. Guests will enjoy all ...

6:30 PM

Hotel Derek's Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams dinner will take place at the hotel's newly restyled pool area, Splash. Executive chef Shannen Tune will present a four-course menu ...

6:30 PM
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These free concerts are organized by Discovery Green and Da Camera of Houston to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. April 10 - Trumpet Summit featuring Marvin Stamm and Dennis Dotson Mike Wheeler ...

7:00 PM

Celebrate reading in an engaging evening that honors the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Barbara Bush Foundation. The Bush family personally invites best-selling authors who give freely of ...

7:00 PM

Rienzi, the former home of Carroll Sterling Masterson and Harris Masterson III, is today the European decorative arts collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This evening includes poolside ...

7:00 PM

From funky montages of textile scraps to unconventional waveforms to abstract cut-outs and autobiographical excursions, experimental animator Jodie Mack has become a source of new energy and oddball humor on ...

7:00 PM

Presenting his first winemaker dinner since taking command of the kitchen at The Bird and The Bear, executive chef Martin Valerio will welcome California winemaker Neil Bernardi for an evening ...

7:00 PM

Internationally renowned cellist performer and composer Charles Curtis performs the work of Eliane Radigue's Naldjorlak, which is perfectly suited to the meditative sacred space of the chapel. A graduate ...

7:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Communicating ... to your calendar.

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (House & Garden, 2002) returns to the Alley Theatre in this ingenious comic tour de force where Back to the Future meets Hitchcock. In 2024 Phoebe, a ...

7:30 PM
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Add TUTS Underground presents Murder ... to your calendar.

A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West sider who seemingly has it all but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of ...

7:30 PM
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Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women, the original hit comedy that entertained more than 10,000 Houston women in its record-breaking run of 99-performances last year, will return to ...

7:30 PM

Houston Community College Southwest Fine Arts Center

"Urban Mosaics" is an audio-visual collaboration between Houston-based photographer Mark Chen and composer Joe LoCascio, a multimedia work that melds animation with music. Also on the program are the passionate ...

7:30 PM

The Houston Symphony honors Houston-area teachers with a concert that celebrates educators and the great work they do. This concert features the winner from the Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition ...

8:00 PM
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Jones Theatre - University of St.Thomas

Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes ...

8:00 PM

Shepherd School of Music

The Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra, led by music director Larry Rachleff, closes its season with a concert that features soprano soloist Susan Lorette Dunn. On the program are Beethoven's ...

8:00 PM

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

Your Fortunate Eyes: Photographs by Rudi Weissenstein comprises 39 documentary and artistic photographs by Rudi Weissenstein, one of Israel's most important chroniclers. ​In 1940, Weissenstein founded the Pri-Or PhotoHouse ...

8:00 PM
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The Barn

Oscar Wilde's most famous and most successful, play, The Importance of Being Earnest is an outrageously witty and implausibly farcical comedy about marriage and manners. Jack Worthington, known as ...

8:00 PM
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Frenetic Theater

Dubbed "Lord of the Flies with smartphones" by the New York Times and "an explosive look at Generation Me" by the Washington Post, Really Really follows the hazy aftermath of ...

8:00 PM
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Add Music Box Musicals presents ... to your calendar.

In a theatrical age of mammoth spectacles and brooding musical dramas, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change is a throwback to the musical comedy revue. With book and ...

8:00 PM
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Midtown Art Center

The Third Annual Houston Improv Festival will host 15 improvised acts from around the country. This year's festival includes a Sunday screening of the movie Close Quarters followed by ...

8:30 PM

Station Theater

Structure features six comedians working together to create an improvised interwoven piece that explores human nature and the absurd comedy of life — and it all starts from one audience suggestion ...

Friday April 25, 2014
9:00 AM
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Add Eighth Annual Shell Eco-marathon ... to your calendar.

The Shell Eco-marathon Americas event challenges high school and university students from across the Americas to design, build and test energy-efficient vehicles. The goal is not to break speed records ...

10:00 AM
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Add 2014 Galveston Island Food ... to your calendar.

Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival Location

The Fifth Annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival: Wines From Around the World is moving to a new, bigger venue located at 21st and Market, allowing extra space for ...

10:00 AM
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Add Designer appearance and trunk ... to your calendar.

Saks Fifth Avenue

Zang Toi will present his glamorous fall 2014 collection inspired by "Shanghai in the 1930s" at Saks Fifth Avenue.

1:30 PM
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Add MFAH Friday and Saturday ... to your calendar.

This series of lectures is held on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. with a repeat on Saturdays at 4 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium Theater. A reception to ...

5:00 PM
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Crain Garden Lobby at Methodist Hospital

The performance features students of violinist Mika Hasler and pianist Ying Zhang.

5:00 PM
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Sylvan Beach Park

The 58th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival is sponsored by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce. Friday's activities include live entertainment, food, a carnival and a cook-off. Friday night's ...

5:30 PM
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First Christian Church of Houston

The event features a food pantry drive, fun for the kiddos and many of Houston's most popular food trucks. Guests are asked to bring a canned good, rice or ...

6:00 PM
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Add Lawndale Design Center's ... to your calendar.

Shop early for the best modern and contemporary design at Lawndale Art Center. Nibble on tasty treats designed by Culinaire and sip Saint Arnold Brewing Co.'s brews amongst the ...

6:00 PM
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Add Anya Tish Gallery opening ... to your calendar.

Charlotte Smith: Paint Rhetoric marks the acclaimed Texas artist's fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. Smith's work is a celebration and exploration of material. The meticulous, dynamic paintings ...

6:00 PM
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Chinelli La Fratta Gallery

Labor of Love presents oil-on-panel paintings and wire sculptures. The works are all part of a series that explores the world of immigrants south of the U.S./Mexican border ...

6:30 PM
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Add 2014 Steele Red Carpet ... to your calendar.

Home of Astrid and Gene Van Dyke

This cocktail and red carpet bash welcomes celebs from current popular televisions shows and movies, such as Jacob on ABC's Resurrection, Phoebe in 12 Years A Slave, young Aiden ...

6:30 PM
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Rice Hotel

The Angel Awards are presented by The Be An Angel Fund to recognize and honor those individuals who give their time, talent and financial support to help children in need ...

6:30 PM
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The enchanting annual event, benefiting Hermann Park Conservancy, will include cocktails on the Molly Ann Smith Plaza, an al fresco dinner on the banks of McGovern Lake and dessert and ...

7:00 PM
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Add 11th Annual Sugar Land ... to your calendar.

Sugar Land Marriott Town Square

Get up close and personal with the who's who of culinary superstars, including Kevin Williamson of Ranch 616 in Austin, Randy Evans of Haven, Jean-Philippe Gaston of Cove, Ricky ...

7:00 PM
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Add Arab Worlds film screening ... to your calendar.

Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim (Control Room) and her crew spent 20 months shooting in Cairo's Tahrir Square, starting with the 2011 uprising against former president Hosni Mubarak, whose overthrow resulted ...

7:00 PM
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Critical Mass is an informal bike group that meets the last Friday of every month to ride around the city, raise awareness and advocate for a bicycle-friendly urban environment. All ...

7:00 PM
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They've performed on stages in Australia, Guatemala, Hungary and Mexico, and have been honored at the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. In fact, these young dancers are so exceptionally ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Grand Opera presents ... to your calendar.

A beautiful dominatrix, erotic fantasy and murder are some themes to great noir films of the past and of course, expected traits when describing a femme fatale. Carmen, a gypsy ...

7:30 PM
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Add Dominic Walsh Dance Theater ... to your calendar.

The narrative film will be followed by a supporting final act — a live, onstage performance by the film's main characters portrayed by Domenico Luciano and Hana Sakai, who last ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Featuring the lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin, Godspell has captivated audiences throughout the world. Raise your spirit with the Tony-nominated score ...

7:30 PM
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Add Aurora Picture Show hosts ... to your calendar.

Dust off your slide, video, film or overhead projector and BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) to the Menil Collection. Aurora Picture Show partners with the Menil Collection to celebrate the ...

8:00 PM
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The Barn

Oscar Wilde's most famous and most successful, play, The Importance of Being Earnest is an outrageously witty and implausibly farcical comedy about marriage and manners. Jack Worthington, known as ...

8:00 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Communicating ... to your calendar.

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (House & Garden, 2002) returns to the Alley Theatre in this ingenious comic tour de force where Back to the Future meets Hitchcock. In 2024 Phoebe, a ...

8:00 PM
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Add University of St. Thomas ... to your calendar.

Jones Theatre - University of St.Thomas

Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes ...

8:00 PM
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Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women, the original hit comedy that entertained more than 10,000 Houston women in its record-breaking run of 99-performances last year, will return to ...

8:00 PM
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Add Music Box Musicals presents ... to your calendar.

In a theatrical age of mammoth spectacles and brooding musical dramas, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change is a throwback to the musical comedy revue. With book and ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents Chris ... to your calendar.

With his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, Chris Botti is heading back to Houston to perform some of his favorite tunes along with music from his newest CD ...

8:00 PM
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MFAH Mixed Media transforms the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston into a high-energy art party with performances by New York's DJ Stretch Armstrong and Houston favorites Fat Tony and ...

8:00 PM
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Shepherd School of Music

The Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Larry Rachleff, closes its 2013-14 season with the combined forces of the Rice Chorale and Houston Masterworks Chorus. On the program ...

8:00 PM
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Add TUTS Underground presents Murder ... to your calendar.

A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West sider who seemingly has it all but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of ...

8:00 PM
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Add Third Annual Houston Improv ... to your calendar.

Midtown Art Center

The Third Annual Houston Improv Festival will host 15 improvised acts from around the country. This year's festival includes a Sunday screening of the movie Close Quarters followed by ...

8:00 PM
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Add Black Lab Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Frenetic Theater

Dubbed "Lord of the Flies with smartphones" by the New York Times and "an explosive look at Generation Me" by the Washington Post, Really Really follows the hazy aftermath of ...

8:30 PM
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Add Chipotle Green Film Series to your calendar.

Arrive early for activities and samples from Chipotle, Saint Arnold Brewing Co. and Barefoot Bubbly. March 21 -  Farmed and Dangerous The series takes a comic look at the industrial agriculture ...

10:00 PM
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Midtown Art Center

The Third Annual Houston Improv Festival will host 15 improvised acts from around the country. This year's festival includes a Sunday screening of the movie Close Quarters followed by ...

Saturday April 26, 2014
7:00 AM
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Add Easter Seals Greater Houston ... to your calendar.

Join Easter Seals Greater Houston for the third annual "Walk With Me" at the Houston Zoo, a 5K or shorter Family Fun Walk that helps raise awareness and resources for ...

8:30 AM
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Moody Gardens

This fun, non-competitive 5K course for women only includes more than 25 obstacles plus mud and foam. Participants may partake in the sporty fun as individuals or form a team ...

9:00 AM
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Add Yoga on the Plaza to your calendar.

Yoga on the Plaza provides an opportunity for participants to connect with their body and breath while enjoying the calm-invoking atmosphere of the Reflecting Pool on the grounds of the ...

9:00 AM
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Add Fifth Annual Houston Lymphomathon to your calendar.

Stude Park

The Houston Lymphomathon is a non-competitive 5K walk in which survivors, family, friends, Houston community members and corporate teams walk in honor and memory of those whose lives have been ...

9:00 AM
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Add 2014 Houston Celtic Festival ... to your calendar.

Houston Farm & Ranch

The Houston Celtic Festival and Highland Games is a family-friendly event celebrating the culture, history, food and arts of Scotland and the other Celtic nations. Scottish performer Brian McNeill returns ...

9:00 AM
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Add Greater Houston Teen Book ... to your calendar.

Alief Taylor High School

Join keynote speaker Laurie Halse Anderson, closing speaker Matt de la Pena plus 26 additional critically acclaimed young adult fiction authors and graphic novelists at the fifth annual TeenBookCon. Authors ...

9:00 AM
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Add The Glambition Project hosts ... to your calendar.

The Amazing Fashion Race is a fashion scavenger hunt in which teams of two complete fashion related tasks and trivia in hopes of winning a $1,000 shopping spree.

9:00 AM
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Add 58th Annual Sylvan Beach ... to your calendar.

Sylvan Beach Park

The 58th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival is sponsored by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce. Friday's activities include live entertainment, food, a carnival and a cook-off. Friday night's ...

10:00 AM
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Add 2014 Galveston Island Food ... to your calendar.

Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival Location

The Fifth Annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival: Wines From Around the World is moving to a new, bigger venue located at 21st and Market, allowing extra space for ...

10:00 AM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Belle ... to your calendar.

Graceful ballet dancers partner with the Houston Symphony, together with the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Chorale, to create the atmosphere of a royal ball. Robert Franz ...

10:00 AM
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Hermann Square Park - City Hall

The Towers and Trees Downtown Tour explores the magnificent architecture between Hermann Square and Discovery Green as well as the changing dynamics of downtown. Guests will look at the partially ...

10:00 AM
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Add The Museum Experience 2014 to your calendar.

Museum District

The Museum Experience, organized by the Houston Museum District Association, features four walkable "zones" to help visitors navigate through the area and learn more about all 19 museums in a ...

10:00 AM
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Add Bridgeland's Seventh Annual ... to your calendar.

Bridgeland’s Oak Meadow Park

Bridgeland's Nature Fest will feature a different breed of zoo with a group that combines puppetry and mechanics to create pedal-powered animal art — Austin Bike Zoo. This year's ...

10:00 AM
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Add 2014 San Jacinto Day ... to your calendar.

San Jacinto Monument

Hundreds of history re-enactors will recreate the events leading up to Texas winning its independence 178 years ago at the decisive Battle of San Jacinto in 1836. The largest battle ...

10:00 AM
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Add Eighth Annual Shell Eco-marathon ... to your calendar.

The Shell Eco-marathon Americas event challenges high school and university students from across the Americas to design, build and test energy-efficient vehicles. The goal is not to break speed records ...

10:00 AM
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Add Lawndale Design Center's ... to your calendar.

Design Fair 2014, co-curated by Tatiana Bacci and Cecilia Márquez, features vintage modern objects of the 20th century, as well as examples of cutting-edge contemporary design. A wide selection ...

10:00 AM
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Add Seabrook Rotary's Fourth ... to your calendar.

Landolt Pavilion in Clear Lake Park

The event includes a gumbo cook-off, awards, gumbo tastings, celebrity judges, vendors, a silent auction, a dunk tank with local celebrities and a kids area with rock climbing, face painting ...

11:00 AM
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Add Buffalo Bayou Partnership hosts ... to your calendar.

Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Houston Parks & Recreation Department celebrate the north bank completion of the Sabine to Montrose stretch of Buffalo Bayou Park — which includes the connection of the Carruth ...

11:00 AM
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Add 44th Annual Houston International ... to your calendar.

Celebrating its 44th year, the Houston International Festival is pleased to announce their all-star musical lineup. The annual event will include five stages of music, dance, and cultural performances in ...

11:30 AM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Belle ... to your calendar.

Graceful ballet dancers partner with the Houston Symphony, together with the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Chorale, to create the atmosphere of a royal ball. Robert Franz ...

1:00 PM
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Imperial Sugar Land

Sip and stroll your way across the grounds of the historic Imperial Sugar Factory showcasing chefs, restaurants and wines. The Sip and Stroll will also include a new outdoor beer ...

1:00 PM
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Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

After his parents' tragic death by rhinoceros, James is sent to live with his horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. The contents of a magic bag transform an old peach tree ...

1:00 PM
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Add "Pop-Up in the Park ... to your calendar.

Evelyn's Park

"Pop-Up in the Park" is a curated market that features products made or designed in Houston and surrounding cities. The monthly market will feature jewelry, clothing, art and more. The ...

1:30 PM
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Add Houston Ballet presents the ... to your calendar.

They've performed on stages in Australia, Guatemala, Hungary and Mexico, and have been honored at the Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. In fact, these young dancers are so exceptionally ...

2:00 PM
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Add ​Houston Repertoire Ballet presents ... to your calendar.

Tomball High School Auditorium

The pre-professional ballet company in Northwest Houston presents its spring performance, titled "Kaleidoscope," a colorful mixed repertoire program that includes Paper Suite, Les Sylphides, Stained-Glass Windows and Flower Festival. ​What ...

2:00 PM
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Add Second Annual Brew Fest ... to your calendar.

Watson's House of Ales

Join Watson's House of Ales for its second annual beer fest. The event features brews from Saint Arnold Brewing Co., Karbach Brewing Co., Fort Bend Brewing Co., Buffalo Bayou ...

2:00 PM
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The Foundry

Steel sculptor Michelle O'Michael and painters William H. Miller, Melanie Schlossberg and Dianne K Webb will be featured in this group art exhibition.

2:30 PM
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Add Houston City Dance presents ... to your calendar.

City Dance Studio

In Random Acts, Houston City Dance presents works by Stephanie Sermas, Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Choreography Fellowship Grant recipient Sherese Campbell, Emerging Choreography Awards recipient Jaimee Vilela Navarrete and ...

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Communicating ... to your calendar.

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (House & Garden, 2002) returns to the Alley Theatre in this ingenious comic tour de force where Back to the Future meets Hitchcock. In 2024 Phoebe, a ...

3:00 PM
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Add TUTS Underground presents Murder ... to your calendar.

A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West sider who seemingly has it all but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of ...

3:00 PM
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Add Voices Breaking Boundaries presents ... to your calendar.

Home of Marna and Mike Marsh

Join Voices Breaking Boundaries' workshop facilitators Marcela Descalzi, Jennifer Palermo and Nicole Zaza for the Sixth Annual "Teachers and Students Speak Out" production. This art filled afternoon features performances and ...

4:00 PM
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Add Main Street Theater presents ... to your calendar.

Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

After his parents' tragic death by rhinoceros, James is sent to live with his horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. The contents of a magic bag transform an old peach tree ...

4:00 PM
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Add MFAH Friday and Saturday ... to your calendar.

This series of lectures is held on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. with a repeat on Saturdays at 4 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium Theater. A reception to ...

6:00 PM
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Add 2014 Spring & Fall Series ... to your calendar.

Waterway Square

Live at Night returns to Waterway Square featuring live, outdoor music at sunset as presented by local and regional artists. With the Fountains at Waterway Square as a backdrop, the ...

6:00 PM
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Saengerfest Park

Music enthusiasts looking for a great live music scene will enjoy Music Nite on The Strand, which is scheduled on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. A dance ...

6:00 PM
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Add Houston: The Walking Dead ... to your calendar.

Fans of the hit cable series get a chance to be a "Walker" or "Survivor" when The Walking Dead Escape interactive event comes to Reliant Stadium The course allows fans ...

6:00 PM
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Add "Get Fit or Get ... to your calendar.

Houstonians will come together and take a stand against obesity for Get Fit or Get Fat's First Anniversary and Charity Event. The fundraiser celebration is hosted by Radio-One personalities ...

6:30 PM
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Add Contemporary Arts Museum Houston ... to your calendar.

Join for the opening reception of Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin & Bones, 20 Years of Drawing. This exhibition is the first in depth examination of Hancock's extensive body of drawings ...

7:00 PM
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Add Theatre Under the Stars ... to your calendar.

Enter the era of bootleggers, flappers and gangsters as Theatre Under the Stars transforms the Hobby Center into a Prohibition-era speakeasy. Sensational musical entertainment, fine dining, dancing, an auction and ...

7:00 PM
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Add Arab Worlds film screening ... to your calendar.

Filmmaker Jehane Noujaim (Control Room) and her crew spent 20 months shooting in Cairo's Tahrir Square, starting with the 2011 uprising against former president Hosni Mubarak, whose overthrow resulted ...

7:00 PM
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Add Houston Cattle Baron's ... to your calendar.

George Ranch Historic Park

The 2014 Cattle Baron's Ball, presented by the women of Victory, comes alive with pig races, casino play, live and silent plus big board auction, wine pulls, a Kendra ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Grand Opera presents ... to your calendar.

This production takes the audience to a mythical world of dwarfs, gods, magical helmets and a ring that gives its wearer ultimate power. Below the surface of the Rhine, Alberich ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston City Dance presents ... to your calendar.

City Dance Studio

In Random Acts, Houston City Dance presents works by Stephanie Sermas, Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Choreography Fellowship Grant recipient Sherese Campbell, Emerging Choreography Awards recipient Jaimee Vilela Navarrete and ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Featuring the lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin, Godspell has captivated audiences throughout the world. Raise your spirit with the Tony-nominated score ...

7:30 PM
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Add St. Cecilia Chamber Music ... to your calendar.

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church

The St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society hosts a series of intimate chamber music concerts performed by fine local musicians. Oct. 8 -  "Inspirations" The season opener features winds and piano in ...

7:30 PM
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Add Trio Oriens presents "Urban ... to your calendar.

"Urban Mosaics" is an audio-visual collaboration between Houston-based photographer Mark Chen and composer Joe LoCascio, a multimedia work that melds animation with music. Also on the program are the passionate ...

8:00 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Communicating ... to your calendar.

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (House & Garden, 2002) returns to the Alley Theatre in this ingenious comic tour de force where Back to the Future meets Hitchcock. In 2024 Phoebe, a ...

8:00 PM
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Add TUTS Underground presents Murder ... to your calendar.

A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West sider who seemingly has it all but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of ...

8:00 PM
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Add Music Box Musicals presents ... to your calendar.

In a theatrical age of mammoth spectacles and brooding musical dramas, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change is a throwback to the musical comedy revue. With book and ...

8:00 PM
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Add Third Annual Houston Improv ... to your calendar.

Midtown Art Center

The Third Annual Houston Improv Festival will host 15 improvised acts from around the country. This year's festival includes a Sunday screening of the movie Close Quarters followed by ...

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Frenetic Theater

Dubbed "Lord of the Flies with smartphones" by the New York Times and "an explosive look at Generation Me" by the Washington Post, Really Really follows the hazy aftermath of ...

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With his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, Chris Botti is heading back to Houston to perform some of his favorite tunes along with music from his newest CD ...

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Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women, the original hit comedy that entertained more than 10,000 Houston women in its record-breaking run of 99-performances last year, will return to ...

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Jones Theatre - University of St.Thomas

Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes ...

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The Barn

Oscar Wilde's most famous and most successful, play, The Importance of Being Earnest is an outrageously witty and implausibly farcical comedy about marriage and manners. Jack Worthington, known as ...

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Midtown Art Center

The Third Annual Houston Improv Festival will host 15 improvised acts from around the country. This year's festival includes a Sunday screening of the movie Close Quarters followed by ...

Sunday April 27, 2014
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Houston Farm & Ranch

The Houston Celtic Festival and Highland Games is a family-friendly event celebrating the culture, history, food and arts of Scotland and the other Celtic nations. Scottish performer Brian McNeill returns ...

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PrintMatters presents its fourth annual Rockin' Rollin' Prints, a one-day printing event in which 70 artists and students from around the state will bring their hand carved, oversized woodblocks to ...

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Design Fair 2014, co-curated by Tatiana Bacci and Cecilia Márquez, features vintage modern objects of the 20th century, as well as examples of cutting-edge contemporary design. A wide selection ...

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Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival Location

The Fifth Annual Galveston Island Food and Wine Festival: Wines From Around the World is moving to a new, bigger venue located at 21st and Market, allowing extra space for ...

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Hilton Houston Southwest

The XII Hispanic Book Festival of Houston brings approximate one hundred writers, poets, artists and art lovers as well as college students and students from primary and secondary schools. Artists ...

11:00 AM
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Celebrating its 44th year, the Houston International Festival is pleased to announce their all-star musical lineup. The annual event will include five stages of music, dance, and cultural performances in ...

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Sugar Land Town Square

Bloody Marys, mimosas, wine, beer and much more await attendees at the Bistro Brunch. Partake in delicious foods from around the world —Mexico, France, Spain, Germany, Italy — and stateside — California ...

11:30 AM
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River Oaks Country Club

Take part in Houston Symphony's annual springtime family celebration as toddlers to teens take the runway at the Children's Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring stylish fashions from Neiman ...

12:00 PM
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Add Eighth Annual Shell Eco-marathon ... to your calendar.

The Shell Eco-marathon Americas event challenges high school and university students from across the Americas to design, build and test energy-efficient vehicles. The goal is not to break speed records ...

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Families with children of all ages will enjoy visiting the two house museums of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, for afternoons of fun. A complimentary shuttle will be provided ...

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The Foundry

Steel sculptor Michelle O'Michael and painters William H. Miller, Melanie Schlossberg and Dianne K Webb will be featured in this group art exhibition.

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From the earliest times to the present, artists and craftsmen across Muslim lands have used writing to decorate all types of buildings and objects, from the most expensive works of ...

2:00 PM
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Tomball High School Auditorium

The pre-professional ballet company in Northwest Houston presents its spring performance, titled "Kaleidoscope," a colorful mixed repertoire program that includes Paper Suite, Les Sylphides, Stained-Glass Windows and Flower Festival. ​What ...

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Midtown Art Center

The Third Annual Houston Improv Festival will host 15 improvised acts from around the country. This year's festival includes a Sunday screening of the movie Close Quarters followed by ...

2:00 PM
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Add Music Box Musicals presents ... to your calendar.

In a theatrical age of mammoth spectacles and brooding musical dramas, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change is a throwback to the musical comedy revue. With book and ...

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A beautiful dominatrix, erotic fantasy and murder are some themes to great noir films of the past and of course, expected traits when describing a femme fatale. Carmen, a gypsy ...

2:00 PM
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Add Houston Young Professionals Chamber ... to your calendar.

Houston Young Professionals Chamber of Commerce hosts a crawfish boil that pits local brewery against local brewery. Whether you prefer Saint Arnold Brewing Co. beer or Karbach Brewing Co. suds ...

2:30 PM
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St. Mark's Episcopal Church

The Trio Oriens raises funds for the Hannah's Hope Fund with selections of music from England, France, Argentina, Taiwan and the United States. In collaboration with Trio Oriens, Houston-based ...

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The Barn

Oscar Wilde's most famous and most successful, play, The Importance of Being Earnest is an outrageously witty and implausibly farcical comedy about marriage and manners. Jack Worthington, known as ...

2:30 PM
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Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (House & Garden, 2002) returns to the Alley Theatre in this ingenious comic tour de force where Back to the Future meets Hitchcock. In 2024 Phoebe, a ...

3:00 PM
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A love triangle gone wrong, Murder Ballad centers on Sara, an Upper West sider who seemingly has it all but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of ...

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Houston Family Arts Center

Featuring the lyrics of Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin, Godspell has captivated audiences throughout the world. Raise your spirit with the Tony-nominated score ...

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In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Judge Thomas Buergenthal shares his inspiring personal journey from a prisoner in Auschwitz to a judge championing human rights on the International Court of ...

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The Houston Piano Company

The Flamenco Poets Society and Lucia & Valdemar Flamenco present an afternoon of music and poetry. Sharing the spotlight will be guest artists, cellist Brinton Averil Smith and pianist Evelyn Chen ...

3:00 PM
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Add Yom HaShoah Observance 2014 to your calendar.

Congregation Beth Yeshurun

The Holocaust Museum Houston will sponsor a citywide commemoration of Yom HaShoah in remembrance of the 6 million Jews who died during the Holocaust. Yom HaShoah is an internationally recognized ...

3:30 PM
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Main Street Theater - Chelsea Market

Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women, the original hit comedy that entertained more than 10,000 Houston women in its record-breaking run of 99-performances last year, will return to ...

4:00 PM
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Add ROCO Chamber Series presents ... to your calendar.

The ROCO Chamber Series spotlights smaller ensembles drawn from within the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra. The intimate concerts, intentionally designed to draw the audience into musical conversations, highlight the virtuosity ...

5:00 PM
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Shepherd School of Music

Every five years, the Houston Children's Chorus holds a gala, the organization's largest fundraising event of the year. The chorus will present its annual Spring Concert in Stude ...

5:00 PM
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5226 Elm

Join award-winning pastry chef Rebecca Masson, an all-male team of chefs and renowned food photographer Ralph Smith for an "All Male Revue" — an extraordinary savory and sweet tasting experience benefiting ...

6:00 PM
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Arabia Shrine Center Ballroom

The gala features dinner and a silent auction plus entertainment that includes exceptional professional and talented ballroom dancers. Proceeds from the evening benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness, a nonprofit committed ...

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4411 Montrose

The Witch's Granddaughter comes for a wintry garden visit. Rapunzel is locked in the tower. Little Red Riding Hood, lost in the forest, is relentlessly stalked by a She-Wolf ...

7:00 PM
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Il Divo, the record-breaking classical crossover group that has sold more than 26 million albums worldwide, is bringing "A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live" to Houston. The ...

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As part of the Conversations with Brilliance series, Bette Midler's appearance offers an opportunity to inspire leadership in Houston's youth and their families. In this one-night-only program, Midler ...

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Add Houston Symphony presents Chris ... to your calendar.

With his uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination, Chris Botti is heading back to Houston to perform some of his favorite tunes along with music from his newest CD ...

7:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Communicating ... to your calendar.

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (House & Garden, 2002) returns to the Alley Theatre in this ingenious comic tour de force where Back to the Future meets Hitchcock. In 2024 Phoebe, a ...

Monday April 28, 2014
11:30 AM
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The Menil Collection's Sixth Annual Corporate Conversations Luncheon will feature a keynote address by Rena De Sisto, Bank of America's Global Arts and Culture executive in charge of ...

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Add MFAH lecture: "Lost Histories ... to your calendar.

Archaeological excavations of ancient Mayan cities have been taking place since the 19th century, and many spectacular discoveries have been uncovered in these deep, remote, jungle locations. However, it is ...

7:30 PM
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Add Inprint Margarett Root Brown ... to your calendar.

Inprint presents an evening with renowned poet Anne Carson as part of the 2013/14 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. Carson will give a reading from her work followed ...

Tuesday April 29, 2014
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60 Degrees Mastercrafted

Vanessa Treviño Boyd's Guest Sommelier series will introduce lovers of wine to eleven of Houston's top sommeliers. These professionals will join Treviño Boyd to host roundtable-themed ...

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Rosemont Social Club

Lambda NextGen Houston is a social network for young LGBTA professionals to connect. Join and meet other young LGBTA professionals ages 22 to 35 in Houston. Guests will enjoy happy ...

6:30 PM
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The four-course dinner, inspired by the work of female chefs in Houston, includes wine pairings from six female vineyard owners. Prior to the dinner, guests will enjoy a reception on ...

7:00 PM
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Add Wine Dinner: "The Wines ... to your calendar.

Bistro Provence hosts a French springtime dinner featuring the varietals of Alsace-based winery Domaine Charles Baur, led by winery owner Arnaud Baur. The menu, which includes a blend of French ...

7:00 PM
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Add Rothko Chapel Lecture: "Mark ... to your calendar.

What is the significance of Rothko's turn to dark, expansive paintings in the 1960s? Do they realize or deny what Rothko called the "inner light" of his art? What ...

Wednesday April 30, 2014
1:30 PM
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Add Sketching in the Galleries ... to your calendar.

During Rienzi's open sketching hours, guests are invited to draw from 18th-century decorative arts objects in the Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical styles. The galleries hold treasures for every artist ...

6:30 PM
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El Big Bad

Join Bayou City Outdoors for a Meet & Greet. Meet new members and guests, catch up with your BCO crew and find out what BCO has in store for the upcoming ...

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Add Musiqa Spring Benefit "Time ... to your calendar.

Avant garde music presenter Musiqa and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston are joined at the hip. The popular Loft Concerts have served to incite dialogue between art lovers of all ...

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Crain Garden Lobby at Methodist Hospital

The Houston Concert Band performs a free concert at Houston Methodist as part of the Margaret Alkek Williams Crain Garden Performance Series.

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Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom - Houston

Teacher extraordinaire chef Garth Blackburn has mastered the mission of creating easily executed epicurean dinners, at once achieving elegance and accessibility for his eager students. The cooking class, now a ...

7:30 PM
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A beautiful dominatrix, erotic fantasy and murder are some themes to great noir films of the past and of course, expected traits when describing a femme fatale. Carmen, a gypsy ...

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At the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns to Richmond to find his family home in ruins, inhabited only by two former slaves also raised ...

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